Students will also learn measuring skills that will allow them to take physical measurements of objects and transfer them to Google Sketchup. This will include maintaining paralellism, perpinidicularity and square on objects and in digital model.
Information learned will allow the user to develop architectural or mechanical models and export them to formats usable by 3D printing companies or architecture firms. Some conversation will be had on specification for laser cutting, machining, routing, etc.
Class Requirements: All students will need a laptop and the newest version of Google Sketchup. This can be downloaded for free at http://sketchup.google.com. Please spend a few minutes familiarizing yourself with the program. A three button mouse or trackball is recommended.